KUSHI is a modern Japanese Izakaya and Sushi restaurant located in the Mt. Vernon Triangle, NW Washington DC.

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202.682.3123
202.682.3124

Location:
465 K Street, NW Washington DC 20001

Metro stops:
Mt. Vernon Sq./Convention Center
(green and yellow line)
Gallery Place/Chinatown
(red, green and yellow line)

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LUNCH
Sun - Fri
11:30am - 2:30pm
Sat
12pm - 2:30pm

DINNER
Mon - Thu
5pm - 11pm
(last seating: 10:30p)
Fri - Sat
5pm - 12am
(last seating: 11:30p)
Sun
5pm - 10pm
(last seating: 9:30p)

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Opentable rewards checks
Traveler’s checks
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Dinner menu ディナーメニュー

DINNER MENU May 20 ディナーメニュー

RAW BAR
Oyster: Shooting Point (VA) sweet plump meat, briny finish…..………… 3 EA
Oyster: Raspberry Point (PEI) sweet clean finish…..………………………… 3 EA
Oyster: Kusshi (WA) deep cup w/ meaty flesh, clean delicate flavor….… 3EA
Peel n Eat Shichimi Blue Shrimp 5 oz., tossed in shichimi & garlic…..… 8
Tuna tataki w/ grated daikon radish, garlic chips & dashi soy……….……10
Sashimi trio variety of marinated maguro tuna, hamachi yellowtail & salmon……12
Duck breast tataki w/sesame oil & sliced clementine…………………………….… 12
Fresh salmon sashimi w/tomato confit, yuzu & shiso……………………………… 13

KOBACHI (Small Plates)
Miso soup w/ wakame, mushroom, and napa cabbage…………………… 4
v Edamame w/ sea salt…..………………….…………………………………….. 4.25
v Farm green salad w/ carrot dressing ……………………………………… 5 
Chawanmushi dashi warm egg custard w/ shrimp, chicken & edamame…… 5.50
Age dashi dofu flash fried tofu fried tofu cubes w/ warm dashi broth………. 5.50
v Seaweed salad w/ ginger soy dressing….…………………………………. 6
Shichimi spice sautéed peashoots w/ bacon & shallot……..…………….. 6   
Kara age soy ginger marinated fried chicken……………………………… 6.50
Hiyashi chyuka cold ramen noodle w/ ham, vegetables & sweet soy dressing… 7

KUSHI YAKI (Charcoal grilled skewers)
v Cherry tomato ……………………………… 3
Corn cob w/ soy sauce & butter……….…. 4
Asparagus & bacon………………………… 5
Negima / chicken & scallion…..….……… 5.50
Chicken breast shiso & wasabi……..…… 5.50
Chicken breast shiso & plum sauce……. 5.50
Duck sausage……………………………… 5.50
Yaki ebi / jumbo shrimp…………………. 6.50
Kamonegi / duck breast & scallion….. 6.50
Buta bara / pork belly….………………… 6.50

KUSHI KATSU (Deep fried skewers)
Honey banana………………………………. 3
Mozzarella…………………………………. 4.50
Scallop & potato…………………………… 6
Jumbo shrimp……………………………… 7.50
 
ROBATA WOOD GRILL
Grilled Clam……………………………………… 3 EA
v Green beans w/ crunchy ra-yu chili oil…… 5
v Broccolini w/ garlic oil..……………..……… 5.50
Geso / grilled squid legs…………………… 6.50
Yaki ika / grilled squid body………… 7.50
Foil mixed mushrooms w/ butter, sake & soy… 9
Day boat sea scallops w/ yuzu kosho butter… 11
Crispy duck thigh………………………………… 12
Hanger Steak w/ wasabi soy sauce……….… 13
Duck fat pork ribs………. 1/4 rack: 7…. 1/2 rack: 13
Miso marinated fish: black cod………………… 18
 
SUSHI: NIGIRI 2pc. OR SASHIMI 3pc. (For sashimi add $1.00)
Masago nigiri / flying fish roe.……… 3
Inari/ fried tofu…………………………. 4
Tamago / sweet egg omelet.………… 4
Ebi / cooked shrimp.………………….…4.50
Salmon………………..……………..…… 5.75
Hirame / fluke………………………..… 6
Tako / octopus…………………………. 6
Ikura / salmon roe.…………………… 6.25
        Add quail egg:  2
Hamachi / yellowtail.……………..…… 7
Maguro / tuna.……………………….. 7
Seared fatty salmon belly nigiri……… 7
Aburi Hotate / seared scallop.……….. 7.50
Unagi / eel………………………………… 7.50 
Kampachi / greater amberjack………… 8
Botan ebi / large spot prawn……………8
Chu’toro / fatty tuna……………………. 12

Chef’s assorted 10pc. Nigiri plate………. 37
Chef’s assorted 10pc. Sashimi plate…… 40 
                                              
SUSHI : MAKIMONO (Rolls)
Ume & shiso…………………………………. 4
v Cucumber & avocado…………………… 4.50
Kanpyo & tamago (simmered gourd & sweet omelet).…… 4.50
Tamago (sweet egg omelet) & shiso………………………… 5
Wasabi scallop…………………………………………………… 7.50
Spicy tuna………………………………………………………… 8
Salmon (6.25) + avo (1.50) + cucumber (.25).…………… 8
Braised pork belly, kaiware sprouts & scallion…………… 8.50
California w/ fresh lump crab meat…………………………8.50
Spicy California w/ fresh lump crab meat & Jalapeño… 8.75
Eel (7) + avo (1.50) + cucumber (.25).…….…..…….…… 8.75
Negihama yellowtail & scallion……………………………… 9
Tuna (8) + avo (1.50) + cucumber (.25).…….…..……… 9.75
Shrimp katsu w/ creamy mayo……………………………… 9.75
Lobster & asparagus…………………………………………. 11
Negitoro fatty tuna belly & scallion………………………… 11